| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:20 AM
If it does little else, the movie version of Lois Lowry's "The Giver" restores that prize-winning young adult novel's pride of place as the elegant progenitor of dystopian follow-ups like "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent."
Unfortunately, little else is...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
For a moment, Odeya Rush stares at an imaginary phone in her hand. The 17-year-old co-star of “The Giver” is impersonating pretty much her entire generation.
“I tell my friends sometimes, ‘Guys, look at me. Let’s be present....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*1/2 (out of four)
For anyone who didn’t read Lois Lowry’s novel “The Giver” in junior high (that includes me), the big-screen adaptation will make you much more upset with “Divergent.” What a freakin’ ripoff...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Boutique confectionery Dylan’s Candy Bar plans to open its fifth free-standing store, and first in the Midwest, on the Magnificent Mile in spring 2015.
The candy store founded by Dylan Lauren – daughter of famed fashion designer Ralph Lauren...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:22 PM
When Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats" first opened in London in 1981, long before the kitty takeover of social media, I recall my teenage self marveling over a line in the newspaper advertisements of the time. "No admission," the ads would say, "while the...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Obama isn't alone in having a bad summer. So is Hollywood.
Entertainment Weekly calls gross receipts for what should have been a blockbuster July...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Like Peter Parker and Princess Diana of Themyscira disappearing behind Spider-Man and Wonder Woman masks, the artists born Mike Hadreas, Nika Danilova and Aaron Jerome perform vanishing acts this fall when each releases new music under larger-than-life...
| Dec 13, 2014
THE PLAYER My relationship with Nintendo is maybe not as healthy as it should be. This realization comes to me […]...
| Nov 3, 2014
Taylor Swift goes on a world tour next summer supporting her fifth album, "1989," but South Florida fans will have to wait almost a year to see her. She plays Oct. 27 in Miami, at the AmericanAirlines Arena....
| Nov 17, 2014
The Hollywood hype machine is kicking into high gear for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” which opens in […]...
| Sep 14, 2009
Among the famously rude moments of the last week -- and there were a lot of them, weren't there? -- probably only one speaker is really sorry. Not that Serena Williams necessarily is feeling pain for the line referee to whom she reportedly said some...